Find the 2017 Kia Soul Owners Manual below. The 2017 Kia Soul manual is for model trims – Base, Plus+, Exclaim! It is a great pick with excellent predicted reliability ratings, best safety scores, and a comfortable cabin.
The 2017 Kia Soul Owners Manual displays a mix of a hatchback, wagon, and SUV taking the best from each style. There has been a slight refresh in the exterior, a new turbocharged engine, Android Auto, and Apple Carplay for the 2017 version.
The 2017 Kia Soul Manual comes equipped with three different engines on three different models. Soul Base gets a 1.6-liter inline-4 returning 130 horsepower and 118 lb-ft torque. The Base model mates with a six-speed manual with an option of a six-speed automatic. Next is a 2-liter engine on the Plus level with the ability to produce 161 horsepower and 150 lb-ft torque mated with automatic transmission.
On the Exclaim level, you get a 1.6-liter turbocharged engine that comes with the ability to deliver 201 horsepower and 195 lb-ft torque. The turbocharged engine is mated with a seven-speed automatic supporting dual-clutch feature.
All the controls of the 2017 Kia Soul Owners Manual are easily operable and logically arranged. Kia Soul comes with tall doors and good ride height making it easy for passengers to move in and out even in tight spaces. Great on-road visibility and driving position are other notifying features of the Soul. You will find lots of plastic throughout the interiors of the Kia Soul, but it has got substantial panels and cushioned seats.
2017 Kia Soul Manual Features & Reviews
The 2017 Kia Soul expresses a funky style with the right details and accents over the body. Kia Soul provides three trim levels to the buyers, namely Base, Plus (+), and Exclaim (!). The Soul Base features cloth upholstery, Bluetooth, alloy wheels of 16-inch, tilt/telescoping steering column, and 60/40 split-folding backseats.
It gets a six-speaker audio system, satellite radio, and USB input. Moving to the Plus (+), Kia adds bigger 17-inch wheels, remote keyless entry, cruise control, foglights, heated mirrors, and automatic headlights. It also features a 5-inch touchscreen, rearview camera, and automatic climate control.
To offer better comfort to passengers, the Plus ensures center armrests for both front and rear seats. Exclaim (!) is at the top of the ladder highlighting Apple Carplay, 18-inch wheels, keyless entry, leather upholstery, Android Auto, and keyless ignition.
When we talk about the setbacks of the model, the 2017 Kia Soul Owners Manual shows some major disappointments. The weak base engine, unimpressive fuel economy for a car in this segment, and ride quality suffering due to the large wheels of the Soul are some significant setbacks of the model.